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Free resources to accompany the book

Innovation Health Check Questions

How well equipped is your organisation to deliver the innovation performance that it needs? Use this health check document to find out?

Chapter 44 of Be Less Zombie provides further advice on how to diagnose your innovation health.

Assumption Tracker

Many new ideas fail because of crucial hidden assumptions that turn out to be wrong. Use this template to identify assumptions early.

More resources can be found in Chapter 28 of Be Less Zombie

Catalytic Questions

Better questions spark better ideas. "Catalytic Questions" are designed to break through the status quo mindset and provoke game-changing ideas.

This sample list of questions supports Chapter 19 of Be Less Zombie

Key Innovation Questions for Leaders

Some dimensions of innovation performance can only be changed by leaders. This is a comprehensive checklist that every leader should be continually reviewing to ensure maximum performance is being achieved.

More innovation leadership resources can be found inside Be Less Zombie particularly in chapters 1-13 & 42-50.

Innovation Project Charter Template

Typical project plans don't always cope well with the ambiguity of innovation. Adapt this template to suit your specific needs.

More resources can be found in Chapter 18 of

Be Less Zombie

Innovation Capability Resources

Building employee innovation capabilities needs a dedicated approach (see Chapter 33 of Be Less Zombie).


Get in touch if you'd like to discuss creating a bespoke programme for your organisation. In the meantime, here are two great tool resources to trawl!

Innovation Health Check Questions

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